(Aug. 26, 2014) -- Today's special events during UTSA Roadrunner Days include Marketplace, The Honors Experience, Rowdy MD, a Student Government information meeting, a Gallery 23 exhibit reception, Rowdy Rush and more.
The official kick-off of the new academic year, UTSA Roadrunner Days continues through Aug. 29 at the Main and Downtown campuses. The events and activities give students an opportunity to take part in time-honored UTSA traditions and connect with UTSA resources.
Here's what's going on today:
9 a.m.-5 p.m., offices across the Main and Downtown campuses
Making UTSA Count: The Honors Experience
9:30 a.m.-noon, University Center Denman Room (2.01.28)
Rowdy MD: A UTSA Roadmap to Health Professions
1-3 p.m., University Center Denman Room (2.01.28)
Rowdy Reps: Student Government Informational Meeting
11 a.m. and 2 p.m., H-E-B University Center Harris Room (2.212)
Gallery 23 Exhibit "UTSA Traditions" Opening Reception
2-4 p.m., University Center Room 1.02.23
Transfer Student Success Panel
3-4 p.m., University Center Mesquite Room (2.01.24)
Roadrunner Productions Pizza Party & Organizational Interest Meeting
5:30-7 p.m., H-E-B University Center Ballroom (1.104)
Rowdy Rush Organizational Meeting
7 p.m., Convocation Center
For more information and the event schedule, visit the UTSA Roadrunner Days website.
Share your Roadrunner Days experiences using hashtag #UTSARRDAYS.
UTSA researchers are exploring matter at the atomic level with Helenita. It's one of the most powerful microscopes in the world, with the ability to operate near the theoretical limit of resolution. At 9 feet, 2 inches tall and weighing more than two tons, Helenita can dissect almost anything. With Helenita's resolution, researchers can study particles atom by atom to see how they behave.
That's critical in developing nanotechnology that will help diagnosis early-stage breast cancer or make helmets that are uber strong. Moreover, the detail that Helenita provides will allow nanotechnology researchers to create new therapies and treatments to fight a wide range of human diseases.
Did you know? Helenita can magnify a sample 20 million times its size, which would make a strand of human hair the size of San Antonio.
Join AIA San Antonio’s Women in Architecture group for their networking and happy hour event, where all design professionals are welcome.
Liberty Bar, 1111 S. Alamo St.
This documentary, presented by the San Antonio Film Festival, documents the experience of re-entry after incarceration. The film features Michael Gilbert, associate professor in the department of criminal justice and director of the Office of Community and Restorative Justice program at UTSA.
Tobin Center for the Performing Arts, 100 Auditorium Circle
Discover resources and strategies for teaching Tejano history and culture and get a special educator's tour of the new long-term exhibit, Los Tejanos.
Institute of Texan Cultures, 801 E. César E. Chávez Blvd.
This cowboy-themed programming, offered in conjunction with Our Kids Magazine's Kidcation Week, gives families the opportunity to visit with cowboy docents, enjoy readings and visit activity tables.
Institute of Texan Cultures, 801 E. Cesar E. Chavez Blvd.
The UTSA Alumni Association hosts this annual gala honoring the Alumna of the Year, Alumnus of the Year and the Alumnus of the Year Lifetime Achievement award winners.
Hyatt Regency Hill Country Resort & Spa, 9800 Hyatt Resort Dr.
Victor Cyrus, Jr will see his first book of poetry published this fall
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